SIG Global Executive Summit 2018 — October 15-18 | Event

Chief Research Guru Michel Janssen will be speaking at the 2018 SIG Global Executive Summit held in Rancho Mirage, California on October 15-18. On October 17, Michel will host a session titled “The Robots are Coming: Sourcing Implications on Pricing, Contracting, and the Future.” Other leaders from Everest Group will be attending the event as well.

Research VP Shirley Hung will participate in a panel discussion at the event as well. The topic of the October 17 discussion is “CSR, Sustainability, and Impact Sourcing: Perspectives and Best Practices”

About the session

Robotic Process Automation – RPA – is impacting the very way companies do business. In this fast-paced, dynamic market, it’s essential that you stay abreast of the latest market and vendor developments to best harness the power of RPA – at the right cost and with suitable contract terms. And, with everyone touting their “latest thing,” one must be able to separate the hype from the truth.

Learning Objectives

  • Considerations for vetting the underlying RPA software vendors based upon late-breaking market developments
  • The impact of the convergence of RPA and AI (and other key automation tools)
  • Key contract pricing metrics so you are prepared for deal negotiations
  • Managing the implications on your existing outsourcing relationships

About the event

SIG Global Executive Summits are 4-day events that are packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and risk-mitigation approaches. Through CPO roundtables, keynote sessions, workshops, breakout sessions and networking events, you’ll hear from industry thought leaders, discover the latest innovative trends and have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals facing similar challenges.


October 15-18, 2018


Rancho Mirage, California
Omni Ranch Las Palmas Resort & Spa


Michel Janssen, Chief Research Guru, Everest Group

Shirley Hung, Vice President, Research

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